Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 3:42pm
Cots lined the hallways, and toilets were limited or clogged, so some evacuees went to the bathroom on the floor.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 11/04/2012 - 4:45pm
New York City schools will be open Monday morning after a week off due to superstorm Sandy. School officials have been busy reworking bus routes and finding empty seats for students who live in areas where the schools cannot re-open right away.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Thu, 11/01/2012 - 4:41pm
Hurricane Sandy has forced high school sports leagues throughout the city to revise schedules, including playoff dates, and coaches are now being forced to come up with different ways to prepare their teams without access to fields and other facilities that have been shuttered by mass school closures.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 9:53am
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that schools will remain closed on Wednesday -- the third straight day -- as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 3:42pm
A survey of 11 public school districts, which serve a quarter of Texas children, found that officials spend $227 million a year on disciplinary programs and school security, according to a monitoring group.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 3:24pm
Thousands of schools along the Eastern Seaboard are closed Monday as Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall, attacking the coast with forceful winds, rain and possible snow. The closures are affecting some of the country's most populous school districts. New York City Schools—the nation's largest system—has canceled classes Monday as schools are repurposed as relief shelters, opening their doors to those in need. All of the city's charter schools are also closed.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 4:48pm
The key to eradicating crime and violent behavior, say organizers with the nonprofit Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Pennsylvania, is to invest more resources in early care and child education.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 10/19/2012 - 11:16am
Digital citizenship programs, focusing on safe and appropriate use of technology by students, have never been more important. In this web seminar, Mike Ribble, a consultant and author of Digital Citizenship in Schools, discussed the nine elements of digital citizenship; and Greg French, CIO of Woodford (Ky.) Schools, outlined the district's implementation. They were joined by Enterasys Director of Education Jonathan Kidwell and Director of Vertical Solutions Robert Nilsson.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Wed, 10/10/2012 - 8:44pm
The swarm of earthquakes that rippled through Imperial County in late August has exposed more fissures in the state's system for identifying and fixing school buildings considered structurally unsound.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/20/2012 - 3:07pm
With school officials anticipating a difficult financial year ahead of them, School Committee members want to meet with other town boards early in the school year to discuss priorities for the district.